U.S. Women's Beach Team Wins in Jamaica

June 29, 2009, 6:01 p.m. (ET)

B.J. Hoeptner Evans
Manager, Media Relations and Publications
Phone: (719) 228-6800
E-Mail: bj.evans@usav.org

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 29, 2009) – The USA Volleyball women’s beach team of Emily Day and Claire Robertson won the 2009 NORCECA Women’s Continental Circuit event at Barbicon Park in Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday.

Day (Torrance, Calif.) and Robertson (Torrance, Calif.) relied on their strong blocking and strategic cross-court attacks to defeat Puerto Rico’s Yarleen Santiago and Dariam Acevedo in the final match, 21-14, 21-18.
Day and Robertson, who went undefeated in the tournament, beat Costa Rica’s Ingrid Morales and Natalia Alfaro in the semifinals, 21-9, 21-16).